Autism: A New Way Forward

WHAT YOU GET:

  • 11 exclusive evidence-based lessons taught by board-certified pediatrician and Autism expert, Jerry Kartzinel, MD, and double board-certified psychiatrist, Daniel G. Amen, MD
  • An in-depth understanding of the elimination diet as it relates to Autism + how to implement it into your loved ones’ life
  • Key lab panels plus an extensive overview of genetic testing & understanding results
  • A comprehensive guide to avoiding caregiver burnout

Who is this class for ?

THIS CLASS IS PERFECT FOR YOU IF:

  • You are a parent or caregiver seeking evidence-based information about Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) from world-renowned experts
  • You are looking to facilitate progress and optimize function for your loved one with ASD
  • You want education on medications, suggested lab, and biomedical tests
  • You are seeking a self-paced online curriculum with 24/7 community support
What You'll Learn

By enrolling in this class, you’ll gain imperative knowledge to

  • Manage difficult behavior naturally
  • Help transition your kids with ASD to adulthood
  • Implement the elimination diet as it relates to Autism

  • Understand medications, supplements, and key lab panels for ASD

  • Avoid caregiver burnout
  • Effectively support your loved one with Autism
Class Outline
1

Introduction

Meet your instructors: Daniel G. Amen, MD and Jerry Kartzinel, MD. In your first lesson, the doctors lay the foundation and principles for the rest of the course.
2

Understanding Autism

Learn about Autism’s history, the symptoms of ASD, potential co-morbidity issues, and subtyping Autism with SPECT imaging.
3

Nutrition and Lab Testing

Gain an understanding of what an elimination diet is and how to implement it in your loved ones’ life. You will also take away key lab panels that we suggest you have run and their importance as it relates to Autism.
4

Infections and Genetics

In this lesson, Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel discuss how infections such as PANDAS, Lyme Disease, mold exposure, etc. can impact the quality of life of a person with ASD. They also discuss genetic testing and how to understand the results.
5

The Gut-Brain Connection

The gut in some ways is considered to be your second brain. Learn how your gut plays a direct role in how good or bad your brain functions.
6

Hormones

Is your loved one in a chronic state of fight or flight? Aggression and anxiety are common characteristics of children with ASD and we give you guidance on how to manage and understand hormone imbalances and how to mitigate these characteristics.
7

Natural Supplements

In this lesson, we teach you why supplements are an integral part of managing ASD and how they may help with raising your blood sugar, serotonin, increase focus, speech, sleep, and help with anxiety.
8

Medications and Autism

Understand the pros and cons of specific medications to help manage sleep, mood, attention and medications for self-injurious behaviors.
9

Managing Behavior in Autism and Transitioning to Adulthood

Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel review how to manage difficult behavior and how to help transition your kids with ASD to adulthood.
10

Caregiver Burnout

Caring for yourself first is critical to providing the best care to your loved one with ASD. Learn easy self-care techniques you can practice to reduce stress.
11

Q&A

Dr. Amen and Dr. Kartzinel answer your most frequently asked questions regarding ASD and how it may have developed, misdiagnosis, diet and nutrition, MCT oil and various behavior and physical characteristics associated with ASD.
How it Works
LESSONS
LESSONS
Learn at your own pace.
Access hours of exclusive video content from your mobile device, desktop, or the comfort of your own home. Plus, when you sign up you also receive lifetime access to our extensive library of course materials so you can refer back to them again and again.
 APPLIED LEARNING
APPLIED LEARNING
Knowledge without action is futile.
That’s why all our courses are filled with practical knowledge, tools, and tips that can be easily applied to your everyday life. With evidence-based resources and recommendations from your qualified instructors, you’ll learn how to facilitate progress for your loved one with ASD.
Community
Community
Engage and connect.
Interactive online discussion boards allow you to interact and engage with an entire community of supportive individuals. This is a place where you can post questions, leave comments, celebrate successes, share your challenges, and discuss what’s top of mind with instructors and fellow students.
The Instructors
JERRY KARTZINEL, MD

JERRY KARTZINEL, MD

Dr. Jerry Kartzinel is a Board Certified pediatrician and a Fellow in the American Academy of Pediatrics. He specializes in the recovery of neurodevelopmental, chronic neuroinflammatory diseases, and hormonal dysfunctions. Dr. Kartzinel practiced general pediatrics in private practice for 10 years until his fourth boy was diagnosed with Autism. A nationally recognized speaker and New York Times Best Selling Author, Dr. Kartzinel has presented medical interventions that work to improve the lives of his patients who suffer from many types of medical conditions which include: Autism, allergies, inflammatory bowel disease, chronic constipation, chronic diarrhea, sleep cycle disruptions, and hormonal imbalances.
DANIEL G. AMEN, MD

DANIEL G. AMEN, MD

Daniel G. Amen, MD, is a double-board certified child and adult psychiatrist, brain imaging specialist, and the medical director of Amen Clinics. As a 10x New York Times bestselling author & world-renowned neuroscientist, Daniel Amen, MD, has pioneered the use of brain imaging in clinical psychiatric practice. Dr. Amen’s research team has published more than 70 scientific articles including the world’s largest brain imaging and rehabilitation study on professional football players. His research has not only demonstrated high levels of brain damage in players, but also the possibility of significant recovery. His team also published the world’s largest functional brain imaging study on how the brain ages with over 62,000 SPECT scans.
Autism: A New Way Forward
A comprehensive program designed to facilitate progress for your loved one with ASD.
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11 Lessons

Lifetime access to video training lessons available on desktop and mobile devices.
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Renowned Experts

Exclusive access to Daniel G. Amen, MD, double board-certified psychiatrist and Jerry Kartzinel, MD, board-certified pediatrician and ASD expert.
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Community Support

24/7 access to community discussion boards where course members can share experiences and offer support.
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